[Ardour-Users] Smallest PC for liverecording ?

Svend-Erik K Madsen sv-e at sv-e.dk
Thu Apr 14 01:40:42 PDT 2011

Den 13-04-2011 23:00, Arnold Krille skrev:
> On Wednesday 13 April 2011 22:30:14 David Kastrup wrote:
>> Svend-Erik K Madsen<sv-e at sv-e.dk>  writes:
>>> I'm looking for at spare recorder for mobile recording. I got an old
>>> RME MultifaceI and a PCMCIA card, but what do I need in cpu and RAM to
>>> be able to record 6-10 tracks at a time.
>>> I was thinking about an older cheap Lenovo model, anyone ?
>> Sure.  Crank up the latency, have a reasonably fast hard disk, and there
>> is not much that can go wrong.
> And/or invest the 50-60€ for a "small" ssd for os and the direct recording and
> use the original hdd in an usb-enclosure to archive the days recordings till
> you get home.
> But reports say that even an old 500MHz Pentium is strong enough to record 8
> or more tracks to hdd. But without plugins...
> Have fun,
> Arnold

Thanks for the answers :)

I go for a Lenovo T60, I'll hope that I then will be able to use parts 
from my broken T61, like cpu ram hdd to upgrade it.

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